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Over the last decades, John Milton Cage has become one of the most interesting and influencing persons in music as well as in writing. His extraordinary compositions and unconventional approaches to art in general gave way to a new era of thought. With respect to his restless development of new ideas and innovative views unto art, people, and life, he may most of all be called a philosopher. This thesis does not only present John Cage as a writer, it does especially place emphasis on his ideas about art which are inseparably connected to his writings, as will be shown.
Skip to search form Skip to main content You are currently offline. Some features of the site may not work correctly. Silence, John Cage's first book and epic masterpiece, was published in October In these lectures, scores, and writings, Cage tries, as he says, to find a way of writing that comes from ideas, is not about them, but that produces them. Often these writings include mesostics and essays created by subjecting the work of other writers to chance procedures using the I Ching. Fifty years later comes a beautiful new edition with a foreword by eminent music critic Kyle Gann.
On Our Shelves Now. Silence, John Cage s first book and epic masterpiece, was published in October In these lectures, scores, and writings, Cage tries, as he says, to find a way of writing that comes from ideas, is not about them, but that produces them. Silence, A Year from Monday, M, Empty Words and X in this order form the five parts of a series of books in which Cage tries, as he says His goal became not just to evoke stillness, but to practice it, allowing his work to be as empty and flat as the raked sand of Ryoanji. The lectures and writings are incredibly clever; half of the book does not even mention music!
Wesleyan Paperback, Many of these lectures and articles were delivered or published elsewhere from to The headnute preceding each one makes grateful acknowledgment of its precise source. It is now pcssible for composers to make music directly, without the assistance of intermediary performers. Any design repeated often enough on a sound track is audible. Two hundred and eighty circles per second on a sound track will produce one sound, whereas a portrait of Beethoven repeated fifty times per second oil a sound track will have not only a different pitch but a different sound quality. Percussion music is a contemporary transition from keyboard-inflUenced music to the all-sound music of the future.
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